Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Trouble Up Finny's Nose by Dana Mentink


Thinking about taking a vacation? You might want to take a trip up Finny's Nose! (I've been waiting to say that ALL DAY:-)

In Dana Mentink's novel with Heartsong Presents Mysteries, "Trouble Up Finney's Nose" is no joke! Ruth Budge has just found out her deceased husband has kept a huge secret from her, God is far away...

...oh, and she found a dead body in the town fountain. Did I mention that??

Turns out, he was the temporary gardener for the Finny Gallery of Art, and now, well, he's just a mystery? I mean, who would want to kill the gardener? Did they not like his plants?

And what is going on at Napoleon Prinn's gallery? Who keeps sending him these plants, and why does he keep throwing them out? What's the big new attraction at the debut, and where is everyone coming from?

With quirky characters abounding, layer upon layer of back story, and a mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end, Dana Mentink has crafted a fun cozy with an interesting hook.

And the birds are a hoot!

If this is the quality of Heartsong Presents Mysteries, then I'm glad I'm a member! I'm giving "Trouble Up Finny's Nose" four out of five bookmarks, with a tissue...Finny's going to need it:-)

Want to win a copy? Leave me a comment, and I'll draw a winner April 1st!

Happy Reading!



stampedwithgrace said...

sounds like a fun read :)

Dana said...

How sweet! It was so kind of you to review Finny. There are two more in the series coming up. Thanks again for taking the time to read it. I know it's so hard to find the time to actually finish a book! Thanks again. Dana Mentink

Kim said...

Oh!! I want to go "Up Finny's Nose!!"

Enter me please!

A true cozy fan,
kimfurd at hotmail dot com

Gavin said...

Christian Fiction & Cozy's are my 2 favorite genres. Please enter me. I didn't know heartsong had a mystery division :)

gavinpillay at gmail dot com

Mark said...

You made this sound like so much fun I have to enter. Please pick me!

carstairs38 at hotmail dot com

Megan said...

Thanks for giving such a great review of this book and offering the contest. (Nice to see the author stopped by for a visit as well.)
Please enter me.

tetewa said...

This one sounds good, count me in!

Grateful Gramma said...

Please enter me in the drawing too. Thanks!


windycindy said...

Hi, This book sounds like a quirky rather light mystery read. I love the covers of these mysteries. I guess it is the publisher's trademark. Please enter me in your drawing. Thanks,Cindi

ChristyJan said...

I'd love to win a copy of this book. It sounds like a fun read.

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Tara said...

sounds like fun!

taradawnrobertson at hotmail dot com

Bebemiqui said...

Sounds like a fun plotline! Great giveaway! Count me in. bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

Karin said...

A goofy title that gets your attention! I'm crossing my fingers that I win it! Sounds really good.